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Old 04-03-2011, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by poncho62
Should have changed it when we did Dave (late 60s-early 70s)....By now, half the people that didn't or wouldn't understand would be 30 more years, the rest of us will go.......Yippee, we are half way there........
Yep we were shooting to change at that time here in California at least, it may have been a nationwide movement I don't know as I was just a kid. But I remember it well the teacher talking about how we were going to change and that was all there was to it. As kids we didn't think a thing of it, just going right along with it. Now, at 52 it is much harder. I used the metric system every day measuring car bodies and frames as that is what all the specs are in. I can do that all day long with a measuring tape or tram gauge yet still if I sit and try to convert or add large numbers I get all goofed up.

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